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HTMLCabinet Office Amends Its Grant Agreements to Limit Lobbying
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
All government grant agreements will now include a clause which prevents government funding from being used to lobby for new regulation or to lobby for more government funding. The government argues that freedom of speech will be protected as the clause will not prevent charities from using money...

 

HTMLGender Pay Gap Reporting - The Draft Legislation Explained
Christina Morton, Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
Mandatory gender pay gap reporting has been under discussion for some years. The Equality Act 2010 includes a provision that enables the Government to require employers to publish information about differences in pay between men and women in their workforces.

 

HTMLSummary of Significant Corporate Tax Related Announcements in the 2016 Budget
Andrew Terry; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
There were a number of significant corporate tax related announcements in the recent budget some of which were anticipated and some of which were unexpected. We have summarised below a selection of those which we regard as most significant.

 

HTMLCompliant Tax Structuring for the Russian Elite: Global Transparency and Domestic Law Changes
Olga Boltenko; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 6, 2016
The age of global tax transparency is upon us. Clients have to be prepared for the fact that their international private and corporate arrangements will not remain confidential, for one reason or another. This poses the question of what to do?

 

HTMLFundraising Preference Service Proposals Published
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
The working party on the Fundraising Preference Service (the 'FPS') has published a discussion paper with proposals on how the service will be developed. The working party has discussed these proposals with stakeholders and we await to see the outcome of those discussions.

 

HTMLAIM - The Market for International Companies
David Guin, Anthony Indaimo, Alan S. Jacobs, Ben Simpson; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
The AIM market (‘AIM’) of the London Stock Exchange plc (the ‘Exchange’) is targeted at growing international companies. AIM is an ideal public market for growing and entrepreneurial international businesses seeking to expand and raise their global profile.

 

HTMLGuidance Published For Charities Funding Non-Charitable Organisations
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
The Charity Commission has published new guidance for charities which fund non-charitable organisations. The guidance explains the various points which trustees should consider when making the decision to fund non-charitable organisations.

 

HTMLThe Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 (the 'Act') received Royal Assent on 16 March 2016. The Charities Act has been amended many times since its first reading in the House of Lords last May and we have set out below the provisions which made it into the Act. At present, the...

 

HTMLCharity Commission Publishes Guidance for Charities Campaigning in the Run Up to the EU Referendum
Alison Paines, Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
On 6 March 2016, the Charity Commission published regulatory guidance for charities considering public involvement in the debate leading up to the EU referendum on 23 June 2016. This guidance sits alongside the Charity Commission's general guidance on campaigning and political activity by charities.

 

HTMLUpdate Affecting BVI Legal Practitioners
Lucy Hannett, Sara-Jane Knock, Niki Olympitis, Lynette Ramoutar; Withers BVI;
Legal Alert/Article
April 11, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016
In June 2015 we drew your attention to the impending changes to the law in the Virgin Islands ('BVI') regarding the status of BVI legal practitioners and visiting counsel wishing to appear before the BVI Court. Since then, the Legal Profession Act 2015 ('LPA') has come into force.

 


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